Holiday Artist Spotlight – Danii Roundtree2019-12-14T20:15:18+00:00

This vibrant Soul/ Pop, R&B, Jazz artist has a sound that makes you think of the classic timeless music from yesterday, fused with the freshness of today. Her new Christmas release, “Come Home for Christmas”, can he heard on radio stations across the UK and Europe.

Danii Roundtree

“Come Home For Christmas”

What inspired you to record a holiday song?

My production partner Carl Breeding encouraged me to write this tune. I’m so happy he did because, it lead to us getting our first TV Commercial placement with Wayfair. 

What is your fondest holiday memory as a kid?

My late father Dr. Johnny Roundtree LOVED Christmas. Every year our family went all out. I’m happy that I’m able to carry on my fathers tradition now by creating Christmas music. 

Do you still get excited about seeing gifts under the tree?

What was your most favorite surprise? I am a big kid and encourage gifts! Lol Anything Christmas related honestly makes me so happy!  

Do you have any special holiday family traditions you would like to share?

Because I’m on the road a lot, I miss a lot of family functions which saddens me. My family and I are so spread apart. But one day, I know all this hard work will pay off, and I plan to spoil my family and friends during the Holidays!

What is your favorite Christmas/holiday song (that isn’t yours)? I really don’t have any Christmas tunes I dislike.

I love the classics anything Jazz and Christmas and I love it.

Do you have any holiday recipes you would like to share?

I love vegan pumpkin pie… but I prefer to buy it!!

What are your fondest musical memories associated with the holiday season?

I love playing Holiday shows. People are always in such a great mood.

In your opinion, what is the all-time best holiday song?

Nat King Cole The Christmas Song

Do you believe in Santa?

I think the magic of Santa is real. And is needed especially in these times!

What message do you want people to hear when they listen to your song?

I just want folks to smile. I think there is a warmth to this tune.

What do you enjoy more? Receiving gifts or giving them?

A bit of both lol. I am giver by nature though.

What charities do you support?

Starting Dec 12 I’m actually be doing 12 Days of giving at a Host of different Atlanta based charities. I’ll be doing it all, from feeding the homeless to helping women and children with clothing. I love charitable work especially during the holidays!

What are your top 5 favorite holiday songs?

1. Nat King Cole The Christmas Song 

2. Ella Fitzgerald Winter Wonderland 

3. Frank Sinatra Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas 

4. Mariah Carey All I Want For Christmas is You 

5. Jackson 5 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Clause

Have you ever gotten a lump of coal in your stocking?

Many times! But hopefully I did good this year.

Have you been naughty or nice this year?

I’ve been pretty nice. I think that warrants great gifts being given to me by Santa!

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